Capabilities

BORDERS is a consortium of institutions dedicated to the development of innovative technologies, proficient processes, and effective policies that will help protect our nation’s borders from terrorists and criminal activity, facilitate international trade and travel, and provide a comprehensive understanding of immigration dynamics. BORDERS’ researchers bring a real-world approach to border security challenges. Our researchers include academic entrepreneurs with extensive experience in bringing research products from the lab to the commercial market.

In pursuit of its mission, BORDERS has established a network of experts in multiple disciplines including:

  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Biometrics
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Vision
  • Contraband Destruction
  • Demographics
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Explosives
  • Geography
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Science
  • International Policy
  • Kinesics
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Mining Engineering
  • Networking
  • Optical Science
  • Policy Development
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technology Transition
  • Transportation
  • Urban Planning
  • Vocalics